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What does Trump's 25% tariff mean to China's steel exports?

2018-03-14 16:33:00 Viewpoint,  Import & Export,  Steel Products

On March 24, the US will impose 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminum, following President Donald Trump singed the order on...

China's key steel mills daily output edges up in mid-Feb

2018-03-14 14:31:00 Steel Products

Daily output of crude steel averaged 1.88 million tonnes at China's key steel mills over February 21-28, edging up 4.39% from ten d...

China's crude steel daily output averages 2.32 Mt in Jan-Feb, NBS

2018-03-14 11:41:00 Production & Sales,  Steel Products

China's daily output of crude steel averaged 2.32 million tonnes in the first two months this year, showed data from the National Bur...

Tangshan-Caofeidian railway to open up to traffic by end-Jun

2018-03-09 10:40:00 General,  Policy,  Ports,  Iron Ore,  Steel Products

Tangshan-Caofeidian railway line, which connects Tangshan city and Caofeidian with total length of 91.5 kilometers, will open up to...

Belt and Road Initiative benefits everyone, says Foreign Minister

2018-03-08 17:13:00 Viewpoint,  Steel Products,  Others

The Belt and Road Initiative is a global public good and follows international rules, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on the press co...

Hebei to phase out backward steel and iron capacity by 20 Mtpa in 2018

2018-03-08 16:47:00 Environmental Protection,  Iron Ore,  Steel Products,  Others

Northern China's Hebei province vowed to cut surplus steel and iron capacity by 10 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) each in 2018, re...

China steel, iron ore slide nearly 4pct on tepid demand, trade war fears

2018-03-08 16:32:00 Iron Ore,  Steel Products,  Others

Chinese steel and iron ore futures tumbled almost 4% on March 8, pressured by soft demand in the world's top consumer of both commo...

Shanghai rebar steady after 3-day drop, iron ore off one-month low

2018-03-07 11:38:00 Price,  Steel Products,  Others

Chinese steel futures steadied on March 7 after a three-day decline that pulled prices down to one-week low amid expectations a pic...

IEF chief says improving efficiency key to China's energy security

2018-03-07 08:43:00 Viewpoint,  Steel Products,  Others

The secretary general of the International Energy Forum (IEF) said on March 6 that it's very important for China to continue to imp...

China's key steel mills daily output edges up in early-Feb

2018-03-02 14:38:00 Production & Sales,  Steel Products

Daily output of crude steel averaged 1.78 million tonnes at China's 101 key steel mills over February 1-10, up 279,000 tonnes or 1.59...

Trump says US to impose tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

2018-03-02 13:51:00 Steel Products,  Others

US President Donald Trump said here on March 1 that he would impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum products, in a move he...

China's Hebei steel PMI edges down in Feb

2018-03-01 16:49:00 Policy,  Viewpoint,  Steel Products

Northern China's steel hub Hebei witnessed its Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for steel sector dip to 47.6 in February from 49.8 a ...

Chongqing Steel swings to profit in 2017

2018-02-28 14:38:00 Company,  Cost & Profit,  Steel Products

Chongqing Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. (SEHK: 1053) reported the full-year 2017 net profit of 320 million yuan ($50.58 million) versus th...

Anhui phases out 0.64 Mtpa steel-making capacity in 2017

2018-02-27 10:35:00 Environmental Protection,  Iron Ore,  Steel Products

Eastern China's Anhui province phased out steel-making capacity by 0.62 Mpta last year, in a push to deepen supply-side structural re...

Shanghai rebar hits 3-month high amid Tangshan curbs, raw materials rally

2018-02-26 11:46:00 Policy,  Viewpoint,  Price,  Steel Products,  futures

Chinese steel futures jumped more than 3% to their strongest level in almost three months on February 26, supported by reports that C...

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1 Weekly China coal market news summary (Mar12 - Mar 16) 2018-03-19

China overcapacity campaign faces its toughest challenge this year China's effort to cut overcapacity in steel and coal is expected to face its most difficult challenge this year, although th

2 Weekly global coal market news summary (Mar12 - Mar 16) 2018-03-19

India to raise coal supply to power plants by railways As power plants face coal shortages, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal has asked Railways to increase coal loading to up to 500 rakes per day

3 China Shenhua Feb commercial coal output down 10.4% YoY 2018-03-19

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of newly-merged China Energy Investment Corporation, produced 22.4 million tonnes of commercial coal in February, dropping 10.4% year on year and 8.9% fro

4 Kazakhstan Jan coal output down 4.9% on yr 2018-03-16

Kazakhstan saw its coal production total 9.73 million tonnes in January, down 4.9% on the year and 7.7% on the month, showed data from the country's Committee of Statistics under the Ministry of Nat

5 The US Jan coal output down 7.7% on yr 2018-03-16

The US produced 63.11 million short tons (57.25 million tonnes) of coal in January, down 7.7% or 5.27 million short tons from a year ago yet up 0.95% from a month ago, showed data from Energy Inform

6 Global top 20 coal enterprises in 2017 2018-03-15

According to coal output in 2017, China Coal Economic Research Association listed out 20 largest companies in the world. Among the top 20 companies, 13 of them come from C

7 China Feb power coal price index up 3.29% on mth, NDRC 2018-03-15

China's monthly-issued price index of power generation coal rose to 567.21 yuan/t in February, up 18.09 yuan/t or 3.29% month on month and 44.72 yuan/t or 8.56% higher than the year before, showed

8 NDRC gives nod to 3 coal mine projects for capacity replacement 2018-03-15

The National Development and Reform Commission, China's top economic planner, has given green light to three coal mine projects in Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia, part of the capacity replacement drive t

9 What does Trump's 25% tariff mean to China's steel exports? 2018-03-14

On March 24, the US will impose 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminum, following President Donald Trump singed the order on March 9 (GMT +8). The tariff policy has put the globa

10 China's natural gas output and import continues to rise in Jan-Feb 2018-03-14

China's natural gas output totaled 26.19 billion cubic meters in the first two months this year, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics on March 14. Compared with z

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1 China overcapacity campaign faces its toughest challenge this year 2018-03-12

China's effort to cut overcapacity in steel and coal is expected to face its most difficult challenge this year, although the target may look small compared with the previous two years, analysts said.

2 China's coal capital to add 5.55 Mtpa coal capacity in 2018 2018-03-12

Six coal mines with combined production capacity of 5.55 Mtpa will go into operation in Taiyuan, capital city of coal-rich Shanxi province, this year, said the municipal government. This

3 Indian state ports' Feb coal imports down 18.45pct MoM 2018-03-12

India's 12 major government-owned ports imported 12.39 million tonnes of coal in February, down 18.45% from January but up 5.18% year on year, according to latest data released by the India Ports As

4 Indonesia to lose $630 mln in revenue from coal price cap 2018-03-15

Indonesia's decision to impose a price cap on domestic coal prices will lower state revenue by up to 9 trillion rupiah ($630 million) this year, a senior finance ministry official said on March 13.

5 Yancoal to produce 70 Mt of raw coal in 2018 2018-03-14

China's Yancoal Australia Ltd, the largest pure-coal producer in Australia, is expected to produce at least 70 million tonnes of raw coal in 2018, according to Xinhua. The annual raw prod

6 China steel exports may fall further in 2018: top executive 2018-03-12

Chinese exports of steel products may continue to fall this year due to strong domestic demand and reductions in capacity due to environmental commitments, the chairman of state-owned mill Fujian Sang

7 Indonesian steps up for Rio Tinto coal, bids ready 2018-03-14

Indonesian coal giant Adaro Energy is a latecomer to the auction for Rio Tinto's $2.5 billion-plus Queensland coal portfolio. It is understood that Adaro will bid for the whole portfolio

8 S.Korea fuel oil imports soar as coal, nuclear plants shut 2018-03-15

South Korea's move to shut coal-fired generators to control air pollution at the same time as nuclear reactors are going into scheduled maintenance is resulting in surging fuel oil imports, as utiliti

9 India's coal-fired power generation growth declines in Apr-Feb 2018-03-16

Coal-fired power generation has registered a 4.37% growth during the April-February fiscal 2017-18, compared with 5.47% in the previous corresponding period. Analysts, however, are predicting an incre

10 Teck Resources cuts sales volume forecast for steelmaking coal 2018-03-12

Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd on March 9 cut its current-quarter forecast for steelmaking coal sales volumes. Teck said it now expects sales volumes of steelmaking coal to be about 6

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1 China import thermal coal prices further dip on shrinking demand 2018-03-05

Offer prices for Indonesian and Australian coal for exports to China further weakened to track a fast downtrend in China, sources said. Panamax cargoes of Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR wer

2 China says to build 200-mln-cu.m natural gas peak regulation mechanism 2018-03-08

China is set to build natural gas pipelines and storages with a total capacity 200 million cubic meters, in order to deal with emergency supply shortage like what happened in the past winter, said t

3 China's solar PV capacity is glutted or just "crying wolf"? 2018-03-07

China added 53 GW of solar PV capacity last year, hitting a new high of expansion in the sector. The expansion spree inevitably makes people wonder whether the country will be stuck in the overcapa

4 China coking coal market runs steadily; truck freight slumps 2018-03-05

China's coking coal market ran steadily after the Spring Festival holidays; most coke firms were not urgent to replenish stocks while just purchasing on demand, resulting in stocks pressure at some co

5 Production resumption leading to easy coking coal restocking for coke plants 2018-03-06

China's coking coal miners have been gradually getting back to normal production, making it easy for coke plants to replenish stocks. China's coking coal market, especially in Shanx

6 What does Trump's 25% tariff mean to China's steel exports? 2018-03-14

On March 24, the US will impose 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminum, following President Donald Trump singed the order on March 9 (GMT +8). The tariff policy has put the globa

7 China coal industry de-capacity: from surplus capacity to backward capacity 2018-03-13

China will further phase out 150 million tonnes of coal production capacity in 2018 through market-oriented and law-based means, said Premier Li Keqiang in a government report on March 5.

8 Gains galore for steel companies from B&R drive 2018-03-15

Chinese companies should play a bigger role in global steel production and trade, rather than just export basic products, and utilize the Belt and Road Initiative for expanding reach, a top industry

9 China's thermal coal market has limited downward space 2018-03-13

China's thermal coal market will have limited space to head down in the short run following long-running and sharp retreats, though the market may remain in supply glut temporarily. Looki

10 China's steel products prices unexpectedly go downward 2018-03-12

Prices for major steel products in China posted a sharp fall by over 100 yuan/t last week after experiencing a temporary pick-up from the Lunar New Year holiday, beating market expectation that the st